1. Wednesday NBA Roundup: Warriors Far from Satisfied with Their Own Dominance

    The Golden State Warriors are a team on a mountaintop, scanning the horizon for higher peaks to climb...

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  2. Stephen Curry's Dominance Is Unfair as Ever and Monday NBA Takeaways

    The Golden State Warriors smashed the San Antonio Spurs ' beautiful machine Monday, and Stephen Curry was the guy swinging the sledgehammer...

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  3. Oklahoma City Thunder Are Elite, and It's Still Not Good Enough

    The Oklahoma City Thunder picked the wrong year to put it all on the line. And that's not really their fault; it's just how the timing worked out...

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  4. 2015-16 NBA Power Rankings as Season's 2nd Half Begins

    We finally got to see some of the elites square off last week, as the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs both faced the Cleveland Cavaliers...

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  5. Wednesday NBA Roundup: West Playoff Race Becoming Refreshingly Wild

    The Western Conference playoff race isn't what it used to be, and that's not a bad thing. Just past the halfway point of the 2015-16 NBA season, there are six teams crammed into the No...

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  6. 41 Takeaways at 2015-16 NBA Season's Halfway Point

    We're halfway home, folks! Roughly 41 games into the 2015-16 NBA season, we've learned a lot about expectation-smashing greatness, catastrophic failure and Jeremy Lin's hair—in some order...

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  7. Monday NBA Roundup: Warriors Put Woes Behind Them, Return to True Dubs Form

    Bounding up the floor after his fourth made three-pointer of the first quarter, Stephen Curry unleashed a primal scream...

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  8. Golden State Warriors Proving More Doubters Wrong on Current Historic Run

    The Golden State Warriors may not have needed the extra motivation supplied by so many preseason skeptics, but they got it anyway...

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  9. NBA Power Rankings Halfway Through the 2015-16 Season

    Life really does come at you fast, and the latest proof is this: We've already reached the midseason edition of NBA power rankings. Seriously, how'd we get here? What happened to November and December...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 year ago 124,345 reads 349 comments

  10. Boston Celtics Embracing Chaos and Wednesday NBA Takeaways

    The Boston Celtics found themselves during a shocking late-game surge that produced a 103-94 win over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday...

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  11. Benchwarming Days Fuel C.J. McCollum's Rise to NBA's Most Improved Player Status

    C.J. McCollum 's explosive scoring and dramatically improved facilitation skills have made the Portland Trail Blazers guard a legitimate candidate to win Most Improved Player honors in the NBA this season...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 year ago 15,553 reads 40 comments

  12. Which of the NBA's Surprise Playoff Contenders Are for Real?

    There are four* NBA teams capable of winning an NBA title this season, and you already know who they are...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 year ago 20,066 reads 95 comments

  13. Golden State Warriors' Greatness Matched Only by Their Fragility

    This wildly successful Golden State Warriors season somehow feels fragile. Wait, what? Is this crazy? Is it ridiculous to wring hands over this team? This 36-2 monster? ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 year ago 46,563 reads 163 comments

  14. The 'And Now for Something Completely Different' Awards: Volume 3

    Any honest assessment of the 2015-16 NBA season has to start with the admission that, almost halfway in, we still don't know what's going on...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 year ago 23,714 reads 42 comments

  15. 2015-16 NBA Power Rankings: Cavaliers Rising as Team Reaches Full Strength

    The first week of 2016 has been an eventful one in the NBA power rankings, with a shake-up in the top four signaling the emergence of a fully healed powerhouse...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 year ago 150,313 reads 569 comments

  16. Sorry, but We're Going Here: Answering NBA Midseason Questions Nobody Dares Ask

    The 2015-16 NBA season's encroaching midpoint brings with it the usual unanswered questions. Are the Golden State Warriors really the best team we've ever seen? Can ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 year ago 122,969 reads 460 comments

  17. Monday NBA Roundup: Kyrie Irving and Cavs Ready to Separate Themselves out East

    Even when slowed by early season injuries and the absent urgency of a team told all summer it wouldn't face a threat in conference, the Cleveland Cavaliers played well enough to keep doubts about their East supremacy to a minimum...

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  18. 2015-16 NBA Power Rankings: How All 30 Teams Rate Heading into 2016

    It finally happened. We’ve got a shake-up at the very top of this week’s NBA power rankings, and if you’ve been following along for most of the year, you probably saw it coming...

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  19. Wednesday NBA Roundup: Warriors Get Bitter Taste of Life Without Stephen Curry

    Not that it's a shock to anyone, but the Golden State Warriors learned that life without Stephen Curry is pretty rough...

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  20. One New Year's Resolution for Each NBA Team in 2016

    Most NBA teams are pretty good about hitting the gym regularly, and resolving to travel more isn't really viable for guys who spend six months crisscrossing the country on planes...

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  21. Monday NBA Roundup: Clippers Finding Silver Lining in Blake Griffin's Absence

    You'll never convince anyone that the Los Angeles Clippers are better off without Blake Griffin , but for the second game (and year) in a row, it looks like the superstar's absence could be a blessing in the long run...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 year ago 15,990 reads 59 comments

  22. 2015-16 NBA Power Rankings: How All 30 Teams Shape Up Heading into Christmas Day

    The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the Christmas miracle of fresh NBA power rankings. The gap between the top two teams has all but disappeared, and as usual, the ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 year ago 154,118 reads 390 comments

  23. Wednesday NBA Roundup: Rockets Need More Than James Harden's Scoring to Be Elite

    James Harden will need help if he's going to make the Houston Rockets matter again, and the irony is he'll have to do more on his own to get there. Confusing? Don't worry, it's not that complicated...

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  24. Philadelphia 76ers Are Trading in Bad for Boring

    If the Philadelphia 76ers ever get this thing right, they won't do it with the bold, innovative, grit-your-teeth-and-commit gambit that many called half-crazy and some called much worse...

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  25. Monday NBA Roundup: Kawhi Leonard Shrinking Gap Between Spurs and Warriors

    Kawhi Leonard didn't win the matchup against Paul George on Monday at the AT&T Center. He consumed it whole, transmuted it into pure photoelectric energy and released ...

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